Welsh Terrier

KC Pedigree, Small

Doesn't moult much

Not good for first time owners

The Welsh Terrier was traditionally used to hunt foxes, otters and badgers, and was often found running alongside hounds during hunts.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Someone looking for an active, cheerful and intelligent terrier that will form a close bond with them.

Not the best for ...

Anyone who can't offer the amount of exercise a Welsh Terrier needs. If they are allowed to get bored, they are likely to get up to mischief!

Aliases

Welshie

Cross between

None

Origin

United Kingdom

Size

Small
Small - but bigger than most cats

Exercise Needs

Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.

Coat

Spikey
If not hand stripped will go fluffy. If you don't pluck their fur in the old fashioned way they transform from spikey to soft.

Shedding

Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok

Life expectancy

13 years

Good first dog?

No

Trustpilot

Tailwise is consistently rated as Excellent

AS FEATURED IN

Evening Standard
Pet Gazette
BBC Radio 4
FT Sifted

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